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Ken Jeong Serenading Jimmy Fallon With a Lionel Richie Song Is Funny in Theory, But Oddly Moving in Practice

Boy, Ken Jeong has a nice singing voice, and wow, Ken Jeong insists on overplaying every moment of this song (starting around 2:00 in the video). But somehow it all works? That’s the power of Lionel Richie, who can turn anything — even the insubstantial fluff that is The Tonight Show — into pure, unfiltered emotion. Then Jeong puts his hand on Jimmy Fallon’s face. Yup, the moment’s gone.

Ken Jeong Serenades Jimmy Fallon